Tag Archives: President Obama

Obama’s Hubris: The Drone “Rule Book”

Over the weekend the New York Times reported that President Obama- feeling slightly ambiguous about the election’s outcome- decided that it was imperative that his administration define more clearly, the legal process behind drone strikes, out of a supposed fear … Continue reading

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Three’s A Crowd

We need third-party inclusion in this country.  We need an alternative perspective that is coming from outside the existing two-party corporate paradigm.  We need a party that is unfettered to lobbyists and special interest groups, and looks to act in … Continue reading

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Executive Power Abuses

Last week the ACLU announced that it had filed a lawsuit, along with the Center for Constitutional Rights, challenging the Obama administration’s targeted killing of U.S. citizens, Anwar al-Awlaki, his sixteen year old son Abdulrahman, and journalist Samir Khan, with the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Executive Privileges

Yesterday two events transpired that did much to underscore Obama’s continued penchant for selective transparency.  Over the last few weeks Obama has been criticized for allegedly leaking classified information viewed to be politically profitable, while simultaneously directing his DOJ not to confirm or … Continue reading

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Secret Leaks: What’s at Stake?

In the rapidly unfolding saga of alleged “security leaks” from the Obama administration, another new development, shocking in its audacity but unsurprising in its servile protection of power, reveals that my prior skepticism of the forthcoming investigation has proven warranted.  The attorneys appointed by … Continue reading

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Selective Transparency II

Following up on my most recent post concerning the leaks purportedly made by Obama officials disclosing controversial policies and actions made by the President, there was a development over the weekend that warrants attention.  In my post I asked why, … Continue reading

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